According to the Washington Post, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) is backing a proposal to change the state’s method of accounting for greenhouse gas emissions, after state modeling estimated significant cost increases for buying gas and heating homes. Questions: Source: Joselow, M. and V. Montalbanos (2023). New York, citing consumer costs, may ease its greenhouse gas… Read more »
Posts Tagged: environmental accounting
Disposable Plates, Cup Holders, and Fast Food Containers
A company. Lifepack, in Colombia is making eco-friendly plates out of the tops of old pineapple tops. Questions: How old is the company? The company also makes cups that contain seeds. What types of plants can be grown with these products? About how many eco-friendly plates does the company turn out a day? What are… Read more »
These Shoes are Pieces of Garbage!
According to the IndiaTimes.com, this is a sustainability concept on steroids! Questions: What is the concept behind this already profitable startup? How old is its founder and where is the startup located? Would you buy this product? If you were the accountant advising this company, what would be your main concerns? What is the company… Read more »
Exxon Fraud Case Begins
According to The Earth Island Journal, New York prosecutors working for then-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued their first subpoenas in 2015 to Exxon, claiming that the oil giant used two sets of books and misled investors by downplaying the potential costs of carbon emissions. Next week, the case is actually coming to trial. Questions: Is… Read more »